Karl Sorby Image
Assistant Coach - 2nd Season
Alma Mater: Valley City State University
Phone: 701-845-7170

Karl Sorby is in his second season as the lead assistant coach for the Valley City State men's basketball program.

A native of Valley City and a 2013 graduate of VCSU, Sorby began his duties on Aug. 16, 2016.

He helped the Vikings to a 16-15 overall record during his first season. He was heavily involved in recruiting the 2017 class, which is the first brought in under head coach Ryan Montgomery. Sorby also heads up the organization of VCSU's summer camps.

Prior to joining the VCSU staff, Sorby worked three seasons as the graduate assistant for the University of Mary (Bismarck, N.D.) men's basketball program. He helped the team improve to seven wins in his first season to 19 wins in his final season. While there, he completed his master's degree in sport and physical education administration.

Sorby is a 2013 graduate of Valley City State and has strong connections to the men’s program after serving as a student assistant for three years under former VCSU coach Jeff Kaminsky.

2017-18 Men's Basketball Roster
Roster for 2017-18 Men's Basketball Team
#NameCl.Pos.Ht.Wt.HometownPrevious School
1Justyn GallowaySRGuard6-3 Kenosha, Wis.Rochester Community & Tech College
2Jake SkellyFRGuard6-2 Grand Rapids, Minn.
3Chase CarpenterSRForward6-4 Valley City, N.D.
4Rashad SatahooSRGuard6-2 North Lauderdale, Fla.
5Jayden FergusonSRForward6-5 Williston, N.D.
10Alex QuistSRGuard5-11 Bismarck, N.D.
12Hunter McCallaFRGuard6-4 Becker, Minn.
13Matt RudolphFRGuard6-3 Bismarck, N.D.
14Logan NelsonFRGuard6-3 Hunter, N.D.
21Denzel KennedySOForward6-4 Cairns, Australia
22Austin DunbarSRForward6-5 Dolton, Ill.Milwaukee Area Technical College
24Jouvon EdisonJRCenter6-10 Reno, Nev.Umpqua Community College
25Collin TrottierFRForward6-7 West Fargo, N.D.
33Antonio MaddoxFRGuard6-3 Minneapolis, Minn.
Ryan Montgomery Image
Head Coach
2nd season
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Assistant Coach
2nd season
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Student Assistant
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